Simple, Delicious Pineapple Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is my favorite thing. Ok, so maybe it’s really ice cream but cauliflower rice comes close.

I try to constantly eat low carb meals because I’m Italian and somewhere in my DNA I’m pretty sure there is a yet undiscovered gene that causes all carbs to stick to my body. However, I love carbs so that makes passing up things like pasta and rice really difficult.

However, now that cauliflower rice is a thing, I feel like my prayers have been answered. I know that its cauliflower, but my head really believes that it tastes like rice. It saves me when I’m making an Asian inspired dish and sneaks in the extra veggies I know my body actually needs.

I love this recipe because it takes that cauliflower rice and adds a sweet component to it that sets it apart from other cauliflower recipes and it’s so colorful!

Get the details on the full, easy recipe below.

Ingredients:

  • 12 oz. of cauliflower rice
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 cup of shredded carrots
  • 1 cup of edamame (I use frozen.)
  • 2 green onions, chopped and separate the white bottoms from the green tops
  • ½ cup of pineapple
  • ¼ cup of pineapple juice
  • 3 tbs. of soy sauce
  • 2 tbs. of olive oil
  • Handful of cilantro, chopped




Steps:

1. Heat olive oil in a pan and add white bottoms of green onion.

2. Once they soften, add red pepper, carrots and edamame. Cook for about 4 minutes stirring occasionally.

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3. Add pineapple and cook for about 2 minutes.

4. Add cauliflower rice and cook for about 2 minutes.

5. Add soy sauce and pineapple juice and mix thoroughly.




6. Cook until the cauliflower rice is softened and warm. Then remove and serve alone or with a protein.

It’s so easy and so healthy! I swear you will not miss the actual rice and you will probably fool your kids.

Happy eating, friends!


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  • robin masshole mommy April 10, 2017 05.50 pm

    Oh yum – that sounds delicious. My husband would love this, so I think I might make it the next time we have a date night at home.

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  • Janel Berchielli (@JanelB) April 10, 2017 08.36 pm

    This sounds really delicious. I bet it would go great with my instant pot teriyaki chicken .

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  • Karen April 10, 2017 11.34 pm

    Seriously, I have to try cauliflower rice. Years ago I made mashed cauliflower (like mashed potatos – as you know) and it was a major HIT with everyone so I make it all the time now! So – I know this rice will probs also be delish. Gotta try soon!

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  • Joanna @ Everyday Made Fresh April 11, 2017 01.04 am

    I will admit I’m not a riced cauliflower fan. I’ve tried it all sorts of ways and can’t get behind the trend right now. Although this recipe does sound good!

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  • Kim April 11, 2017 01.31 am

    I can’t believe how versatile cauliflower is and we never knew all of these years. I love the pineapple in it as a citrus twist. Yum!

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  • Kristina Paché Ferency April 11, 2017 01.43 am

    This looks so good and healthy! I think the hubby and I would love to try this. It looks so colorful and flavorful!

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  • Jeanine April 11, 2017 02.48 am

    This looks healthy and colorful. Would make a good side dish for a spring and summer meal. Never had cauliflower like this before!

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  • Amanda Love April 11, 2017 06.16 am

    I love cauliflower rice! It’s so nice that people are embracing it more these days. This recipe looks so good and perfect for the season!

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  • Ana De-Jesus April 11, 2017 10.24 am

    I am yet to try this delicious phenomenon known as cauliflower rice but I would love to. Especially with pineapple! Yum xx

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  • The Social Being721 (KJC) April 11, 2017 02.12 pm

    This is the perfect recipe! Thank you for sharing. I love that it’s light and healthy too. I discovered cauliflower rice recently and have fallen in love.

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  • reesann723 April 11, 2017 03.14 pm

    This sounds SO delicious!!!!! I love cauliflower rice way more than actual cauliflower! I need to give this a try for my family!

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  • The Trophy WifeStyle April 12, 2017 12.11 am

    Omg can we say yum?!?! I just love cauliflower and then pineapple is my favorire fruit! Must this recipe

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  • planningthemagic April 12, 2017 01.20 am

    Yum, that sounds super great! The pineapple must add the perfect amount of sweetness.

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  • Kit Stanwood April 12, 2017 02.33 am

    I’m on a low carb diet right now and I totally agree that I miss rice! I will 100% have to try this!

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  • Mommy Engineering April 12, 2017 03.26 am

    oooh! This recipe looks delicious! I can’t wait to try this with my family! I’m sure they will love it!

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  • cvnxena April 12, 2017 09.50 am

    ooo this looks delicious! I haven’t tried making cauliflower rice yet but I have seen quite a few recipes and want to give it a try!

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  • Tereza (@cityscapebliss) April 12, 2017 11.24 am

    This looks so delicious! I’m not a huge fan of pineapple in dishes but would love to give this a go – it looks very oriental! x

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  • nsalama1 April 12, 2017 01.49 pm

    This looks awesome! I’ll have to give it a try – pinned 🙂

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  • nmetolen75 April 12, 2017 02.26 pm

    That looks so yummy! Such a unique combination of flavors, too. I’ve never had cauliflower rice.

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  • thefashionableaccountant April 12, 2017 05.09 pm

    This rice looks so good! I love pineapple and I have started eating cauliflower rice sometimes too for less carbs. I even did cauliflower steaks one day for a meatless meal!

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  • HilLesha O’Nan April 13, 2017 01.05 am

    This recipe is a combination of a few things I love, so I’ll definitely have to try it sometime. Thank you for sharing!

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  • lydia April 13, 2017 11.52 pm

    I’m not a huge fan of cauliflower but this sounds delicious. I love pineapple so that would make it a little more tastier

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  • katrinagehman April 14, 2017 01.27 am

    this would be perfect for sunday night after a big brunch.

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  • Blonde Seeking Ambition April 14, 2017 07.03 am

    My best friend’s daughter is an enormous cauliflower fan – she can’t get enough of it! I’ll have to send her this recipe.

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  • Victoria April 14, 2017 07.32 am

    Looks so good, will definitely be making this tonight thanks for the inspo:)

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